Long Beach, MS
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The crime rate in Long Beach is considerably higher than the national average across all communities in America from the largest to the smallest, although at 22 crimes per one thousand residents, it is not among the communities with the very highest crime rate. The chance of becoming a victim of either violent or property crime in Long Beach is 1 in 45. Based on FBI crime data, Long Beach is not one of the safest communities in America. Relative to Mississippi, Long Beach has a crime rate that is higher than 68% of the state's cities and towns of all sizes.

How does the crime rate in Long Beach compare to similar sized communities across America? When NeighborhoodScout compared Long Beach with other communities its size, we found that the crime rate was near the average for all other communities of similar size. So, whether Long Beach's crime rate is high or low compared to all places in the US, when we control for population size and compare it to places that are similar in size, it is near the middle of the pack in crime rate; not much more or less dangerous, and about what we would expect from the statistics.

Now let us turn to take a look at how Long Beach does for violent crimes specifically, and then how it does for property crimes. This is important because the overall crime rate can be further illuminated by understanding if violent crime or property crimes (or both) are the major contributors to the general rate of crime in Long Beach.

For Long Beach, NeighborhoodScout found that the violent crime rate is well below the national average for all communities of all population sizes. Violent crimes such as assault, rape, murder and armed robbery happen less often in Long Beach than in most of America. One's chance of becoming a victim of a violent crime here is one in 1111, which is a violent crime rate of 1 per one thousand inhabitants.

NeighborhoodScout's analysis also reveals that Long Beach's rate for property crime is 21 per one thousand population. This makes Long Beach a place where there is an above average chance of becoming a victim of a property crime, when compared to all other communities in America of all population sizes. Property crimes are motor vehicle theft, arson, larceny, and burglary. Your chance of becoming a victim of any of these crimes in Long Beach is one in 47.

Long Beach Crime Data

 
Crime Index

32

(100 is safest)


Safer than 32% of U.S. Cities

Long Beach Annual Crimes
  Violent Property Total

Number of Crimes

14

328

342

Crime Rate
(per 1,000 residents)

0.90

21.09

21.99

Violent Crime

violent Crime Comparison (per 1,000 residents)

Crime
Long Beach 0.90
Mississippi 2.76
My Chances of Becoming a Victim of a Violent Crime

1 in 1,111

in Long Beach

1 in 363

in Mississippi
Long Beach VIOLENT CRIMES
Population: 15,555
Murder Rape Robbery Assault
Report Total 0 1 * 3 10
Rate per 1,000 0.00 0.06 0.19 0.64
* Rape figures for this city adjusted from legacy to current definition based on FBI guidelines.
United States VIOLENT CRIMES
Population: 321,418,820
Murder Rape Robbery Assault
Report Total 15,696 124,047 327,374 764,449
Rate per 1,000 0.05 0.39 1.02 2.38

Property Crime

property Crime Comparison (per 1,000 residents)

Crime
Long Beach 21.09
Mississippi 28.34
My Chances of Becoming a Victim of a Property Crime

1 in 47

in Long Beach

1 in 35

in Mississippi
Long Beach Property CRIMES
Population: 15,555
burglary theft motor vehicle theft
Report Total 50 272 6
Rate per 1,000 3.21 17.49 0.39
United States Property CRIMES
Population: 321,418,820
burglary theft motor vehicle theft
Report Total 1,579,527 5,706,346 707,758
Rate per 1,000 4.91 17.75 2.20

Long Beach Crimes Per Square Mile

Crime
Long Beach 34
Mississippi 21

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